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September 10, 2022
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Space.com

The last, dramatic moments of some microbes’ lives may tell us more about how serious space rock impacts on Earth were in the ancient past. The charred bodies of microorganisms killed by even a moderate asteroid impact can show the amount of damage …

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CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. (CNN) If you need a sign other than pumpkin spice lattes that fall is in the air, look no further than the …

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Space.com

The boundary zone between Earth’s molten metal core and the mantle, its rocky middle layer, might be a diamond factory. A new laboratory experiment finds that, under extreme temperatures and pressures, the combination of iron, carbon and water — all …

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Astronomy Magazine

Astronomers estimate that there are more exoplanets than stars in the Milky Way, but what might alien life look like on these worlds? NASA/JPL-Caltech. In the search for extraterrestrial life, astrobiologists face a bit of a conundrum: How wide of a …

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Mashable

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, a new instrument based on Earth, has delivered its first images. These snapshots, capturing an area of the burbling solar atmosphere, are giving the world an idea of just how powerful this telescope truly is.

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Mashable

Astronomers running the most powerful space telescope ever built — at NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency — recently released an unprecedented view of the Tarantula Nebula, a giant region of swirling gas and dust.

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The Guardian

The findings outline how fine particulates contained in car fumes “awaken” dormant mutations in lung cells and tip them into a cancerous state. The work helps explain why so many non-smokers develop lung cancer and is a “wake-up call” about the damaging …

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Phys.Org

Early tetrapod. Credit: Science Photo Library / Alamy Stock Photo; image ID (2G70HK2). Original artist: Mark Garlick. Used with permission. The skulls of tetrapods had fewer bones …

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EurekAlert

The skulls of tetrapods had fewer bones than extinct and living fish, limiting their evolution for millions of years, according to a latest study. By analysing fossil skulls of animals across the transition from an aquatic to terrestrial environment, …

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NBC Chicago

Whereas other months have their own specific full moons, the months of September and October actually share a pair of names, depending on which month sees its maximum illumination occur closest to the autumnal equinox. This …

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